Full Time
80:00
7:50pm Sat October 17, 2020
Finals Week 3 - ANZ Stadium - Crowd: 30116
80min

All over. Penrith advance to the Grand Final!

79min

Souths get 22 seconds

79min

final minute, Panthers with the ball 15m shy of halfway

78min

Play stopped as Knight stays down.

78min

they've got 60m to travel and 2 tackles left

78min

Souths with the ball, 2 mins left

75min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Reynolds kicks a 40.01/20

73min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Attempted by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds from the sideline cannot bring the conversion attempt back.

Panthers lead Panthers 20 - 16 Rabbitohs
72min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Corey Allan. Kick to come.

Souths go left with a stacked shortside, Walkers pass is poor but Allan toes it ahead twice and then grounds the rolling ball for a try in the left corner

Panthers lead Panthers 20 - 16 Rabbitohs
72min

Off to the bunker

71min

Souths get a set restart on the last tackle, 15m from the Panthers line

69min

Luai with a great tackle to deny Walker a try but has injured his lower leg in the process. He's hobbling in back play.

68min

Souths short restart and Gagai comes up with the ball

66min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary converts from right in front.

Panthers lead Panthers 20 - 12 Rabbitohs
66min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Dylan Edwards. Kick to come.

Yeo fends off one defender, steps and then busts through the Souths line before producing a great draw and pass to Edwards over under the posts.

Panthers lead Panthers 18 - 12 Rabbitohs
65min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Cook from dummy half kicks and finds touch 3m from the Panthers line

64min

Souths let Cleary's bomb bounce and Crichton tries to bat it back, but it goes forward. Handover on Souths 20m

63min

Souths playing with a lot more enthusiasm and being more expansive with the ball. Koroisau could be about to return to the field.

60min

Crichton very nearly scores after bumping off several defenders, but then he lost the ball as he got to his feet.

59min

Koroisau now coming off the field

58min

Edwards with a clever take gets his side a 7 tackle set. Play stopped though as Koroisau is down with a shoulder concern. He is back in play

57min

Capewell drops the ball. It's like his hands are allergic to Steedens tonight

56min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Tom Burgess with a play the ball fumble, 30m from the Panthers line

55min

Cleary's kick bounces in the Bunnies ingoal. Crichton managed to get the ball, but he lost it while trying to ground it. 3rd try gone begging for Penrith

54min

Set Restart Penrith, 10m from Souths line.

52min

Cleary with a shallow bomb which Allen takes, but then he loses the ball, 2m from the Bunnies line, when hit by May in the tackle.

49min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds slots the sideline conversion, easier than me dishing up dinner between live updating.

Panthers lead Panthers 14 - 12 Rabbitohs
49min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Dane Gagai. Kick to come.

Gagai goes for the line and is tackled short, but he reaches out, reverse slam dunk style and just gets the ball down for a try in the left corner

Panthers lead Panthers 14 - 10 Rabbitohs
48min

Murray makes a break but Edwards tackles him

47min

PENALTY SOUTHS - Play stopped again with Cartwright going down after Tetevano hits him accidentally across the nose as Cartwright falls in the tackle.

44min

Reynolds kicks high and it's allowed to bounce. The ball bounce back towards Souths, who clean it up, and after some panicked passing, Gagai grubbers into the Panthers ingoal and the To'o knocks it dead. Panthers drop out

43min

Mansour gets bundled into touch, 5m from the Bunnies line

42min

PLay stopped as Allan is down after injuring his leg, possibly a cork

41min

Bayley Sironen will not return after succumbing to a knee injury

40min

The half ends as Souths players share some of their favourite coffee recipes with the Panthers, who in turn are quite animated about their love of the tradies brekkie

39min

PENALTY PENRITH - Walker with an illegal strip as the siren sounds

39min

Penalty Goal: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary adds another 2

Panthers lead Panthers 14 - 6 Rabbitohs
38min

PENALTY PANTHERS - Cartwright takes out Crichton in the kick chase, 25m from the Souths line. Cleary will have a crack at the extra 2

37min

SCRUM PANTHERS - And now Souths drop the pill at the play the ball.

36min

SCRUM SOUTHS - Murray with a big tackle on Capewell forces the ball out.

35min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Souths go right and look to have the extra man, bu the Panthers sliding defence drives Allan into touch.

33min

I Managed to plate up a roast dinner since the last try. I'd like to see the contestants on Masterchef do that while performing a live Update.

32min

Koroisau makes a break but loses the ball in a tackle by Gagai

31min

Sironen has come off with an injury

31min

SCRUM PANTHERS - Nicholls knocks on at halfway

29min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary converts

Panthers lead Panthers 12 - 6 Rabbitohs
28min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Tyrone May. Kick to come.

Cleary with a chip kick from the left towards the posts and May takes it beautifully to score under the posts

Panthers lead Panthers 10 - 6 Rabbitohs
21min

SCRUM RABBITOHS - Gagai with a big tackle on Martin forces an error, 15m from the Bunnies line.

18min

Panthers with some poor execution of their own on the last. Both sides are copying one another

17min

Panthers get a fresh set 40m from the Bunnies line after Cam Murray attempted an intercept

17min

Souths with a knock-on on the last. Woeful execution there.

15min

SCRUM SOUTHS - Panthers make another break down the left side, but Mansour's pass inside is ruled forward and another Panther's try goes begging

13min

SCRUM SOUTHS - Koroisau puts Yeo into a gap and he gets brought down 10m shy of the Souths line. On the next play, the Panthers go right, but Cleary's long ball is the right choice, but To'o can't catch the ball and it goes into touch, 10m from Souths line. Try goes begging.

12min

Panthers with a set restart now, 10m from halfway

11min

Set Restart Souths, 7m shy of halfway

10min

SCRUM RABBITOHS - Mansour knocks on at the play the ball, 20m from the Bunnies line.

9min

Panthers make a break down the left wing before putting a kick, which is cleaned up by Souths, and forced ingoal. Souths drop out.

8min

Conversion: Panthers
Kicked by Nathan Cleary.

Cleary's conversion from wide on the right side is sweet

Tied up at Panthers 6 - 6 Rabbitohs
7min

Try: Panthers
Scored by Brian To'o. Kick to come.

Cleary kicks high and long, Johnston drops it cold. To'o cleans up the loose ball and evades a defender to scoot 10m to score to the right of the posts.

Rabbitohs lead Panthers 4 - 6 Rabbitohs
4min

Conversion: Rabbitohs
Kicked by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds from wide on the left side, curls the conversion through the sticks

Rabbitohs lead Panthers 0 - 6 Rabbitohs
4min

Try: Rabbitohs
Scored by Alex Johnston. Kick to come.

On the next play, Reynolds kicks from the middle out to the left wing and Johnston takes it comfortably and scores out wide.

Rabbitohs lead Panthers 0 - 4 Rabbitohs
3min

Edwards cleans up a kick by Walker, but Allan strips it from him 1-on-1 and almost scores.

2min

Penalty Goal: Rabbitohs
Attempted by Adam Reynolds.

Reynolds misses the penalty goal.

Tied up at Panthers 0 - 0 Rabbitohs
1min

PENALTY SOUTHS - Tamou penalised for falling in front of Adam Reynolds

Penrith kicks off

Anasta has informed us that this is a big game. Just in case you weren't aware

Here come the Panthers.

The Bunnies are running onto the field.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton

Touch Judges: Todd Smith, Dave Munro

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy

PENRITH PANTHERS (20)
Tries: Brian To'o, Tyrone May, Dylan Edwards
Field Goals:
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nathan Cleary (1/1)

SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (16)
Tries: Alex Johnston, Dane Gagai, Corey Allan
Field Goals:
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (0/1)